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This years northland wx events

Issued January 8, 2003:        IT HIT 52 DEGREES ON PARK POINT ON JANUARY 7, AND 54 ON JANUARY8,2003!!!!!!! DESTROYING THE OLD RECORDS AT THE AIRPORT OF 43 AND 47.

Issued January 22, 2003:   The coldest air of the season so far, -35 in Embarrass. Here are some other locations that got the coldest air:
 
Downtown Ely (bwca.cc's station): -20
Gunflint Lodge (bwca.cc's station): -22
Littlefork -23
Ely Airport -24
Crane Lake -24
Cook -24
Kabatogama -24
Babbitt -29
Tower -31
Embarrass -35

FEBRUARY 3-4 SNOW EVENT

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February 20, 2003:  Ice covering Lake Superior

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February 21, 2003: A rare lake effect snow event hit Duluth and Superior with 6-8 inches of snow. The snow band was about 4 miles wide. A cold northeast wind is the cause.

February 24, 2003:   Another very cold morning
 
-31 Tower, MN
-31 Embarrass, MN

-32 Bottineau, ND
-35 Williston, ND

March 5'th, 2003
 
A cold March Morning, proving to be (suprisingly) THE COLDEST TEMPS OF THE SEAON
 
-30 Williston, ND
-30 International Falls, MN
-30 Marcell, MN
-31 Bottineau, ND
-31 Cook, MN
-31 Littlefork, MN
-38 Lake Metigoshe, ND
-39 Tower, MN
 
Some areas probably -40 below



March 16, 2003:
 
Record high of 60F degrees at Duluth Airport
 
Many areas in northeast Mn and northwest Wi hit temps in the 55 to 65 degree range from March 14 through 16. (Friday through Sunday)
 
Right along Lake Superior temps were only 27 to 40 degrees, though Superior hit 59 on the 16th.

MARCH 23, 2003:
 
Very warm temps, highs in the mid 60's with a few 70 degree readings.
 
Near the lake, highs around 35

MARCH 28, 2003
 
A MAJOR STORM SYSTEM THAT WAS SOPPOST TO STAY SOUTH OF DULUTH / SUPERIOR HIT THE AREA HEAD ON, WITH 10 TO 18 INCHES OF SNOW IN DULUTH, AND 23 TO 30 INCHES ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE OF LAKE SUPERIOR.
 
Duluth NWS 10.1 inches
Two Harbors 8.5 inches
Grand Marais 12W 8 inches
Bearskin Lodge 6 inches
Gary New Duluth 12 inches
Fond Du Lac 12 inches
Bruno 6 inches
Near Poplar 11.5 inches
Cornucopia 24 inches
Grand View 14 inches
3W Bayfield 22 inches
Cable 11 inches
Park Falls 8.5 inches
Hayward 3 inches
Spooner 5 inches
Mouth of Brule 12 inches
Glidden 7 inches
Mellen 25 inches
Upson 16 inches
Hurley 20.5 inches
Pence 22 inches


APRIL 3, 2003
 
50mph-60mph winds cause minor property damage and giant waves on Lake Superior.

APRIL 4, 2003
 
Lake effect snow in Duluth accumulated to 10 inches in some areas, along with 40mph winds.

This page contains notible weather events that have hit the northland this year (2003)